Tuesday, February 14, 2017

02-14-17 Jive

Good evening, it's Tuesday February 14th. This is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of nighttime programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. By day, WESU offers talk radio from NPR and Pacifica, as well as independent and local public affairs sources. Weeknights and weekends our student and community volunteers bring you the best in free-form programming. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Now, here's a rundown of what's going down in our area this week as we ease into our new Spring program season:

At The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, Rick Silberberg’s "A Re -Visible Man" gallery show is on display through February 26. Thursday The Buttonwood presents a sound meditation workshop. On Friday the 17th, Derek Knott performs original Americana music. Saturday morning Annaita Ghandi’s Aligned with Source meditation happens at 10am. Saturday afternoon there’s a reception for Rick Silberberg’s gallery show, The Revisible Man. Saturday night, The Uri Shaham Trio makes for a night of Jazz.  http://buttonwood.org

Tonight in New Haven at Café Nine, Gatehouse Music presents "For Lovers Only" ..... The Love Songs of Years Gone By WITH THE SAINT JAMES TRIO. Tomorrow/Wednesday,  Drinkdeeply Presents WORDS & MUSIC at the Nine. Thusday Café Nine presents MYSTIC SEAHORSE, STILL I RISE and GLOBE HOLLOW. Friday's Weekly Wind Down Happy Hour welcomes SOLIN this week. Friday night’s main stage event at The Nine features XENIA RUBINOS with Olive Tiger.  Saturday's weekly JAZZ JAM SESSION
Features Tony Dioguardi & Friends, this week. Saturday night, GO KAT GO! Presents a night of Surf and Garage rock with a triple Bill featuring LA TUNDA, 9TH WAVE, & THE CLAMS. This Sunday, AUDREY CAMPBELL performs the Cygnus Radio afternoon Buzz session while The GEORGE LESIW TRIO is slated to perform in this week’s Original Sunday evening Blues Jam. www.cafenine.com

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, Ron Lawrence & Friends hold down the stage for a SMOOTH VALENTINES event Feat. ELAN TROTMAN & vocalist TIMMY MAIA. Friday, Toads welcomes the The17th, Yale Black Solidarity Conference, Presenting: IAMSU!  www.toadsplace.com

Up in Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, Tonight you can celebrate Valentine’s day with MICHAEL PALIN & THE LOVE ORCHESTRA. The Wednesday night Community Blues Jam will be hosted by Tommy Whalen, this week. This Thursday Sally’s house band-The Po Boys play blues, R & B and classic rock. Friday, JOHN NEMETH brings his take on classic Classic soul and R&B to the Sally’s stage. Saturday night New York State Blues Hall of Famer, MURALI CORYELL takes stage at Sally’s. www.blackeyedsallys.com

Mindfulness After Work happens every Wednesday at the Hartford Mindfulness Center starting at 6:15. Register at www.hartfordmindfulnesscenter.org

This wednesday, Manic Productions’ #freemusicwednesdays features Lemuria, Cayetana and Mikey Erg at BAR I nNew Haven. Saturday Manic presents Lake Street Dive and Joey Dosik at the College Street Music Hall, with another manic show featuring Switchfoot & Relient K play also at Colleg Street on Sunday. Manic has Moon Hooch and Honeycomb on stage at The Ballroom at Outer Space, this Sunday as well. www.manicproductions.org

At Wesleyan University this week, This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce: Part XI will be performed at Crowell Concert Hall this Sunday.

Now here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

On screen at Hartford’s Real Art Ways this week are the OSCAR NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORTS of 2017, running through Friday.   Details & screening times at www.realartways.org  

Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford ends their run of Casablanca, tonight. Denxel Washington’s FENCES runs through the rest of the week.  Details and screening times at www.cinestudio.org

Now here's what's on the air tonight, on WESU:

Right after The Jive at Five stay tuned for an hour uplifting music from around the world on The Soul Spoke with DJ Skaz
At 6pm stay tuned for 2 hrs of  Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill

From 89pm The Voice of the CITY with J-Cherry features live and local Arts and culture.

At 9pm it’s the The Big Controversy with Eric Kuhn for 30 minute of funny and poignant words and music.

From 9:30This is Water with Eric Hagen features conversations with friends pondering heavy subjects.

Urban Legends with Ben and Isabel comes your way from 1011pm         

Then it’s time for Nouns! with jackalope who wraps each episode around a new noun from 11pm until midnight.

Down the Lineage with DJ Mos Def Not and Hyphy take over from 1-2 am for a hip hop show that aims to take the Oh Geez out of the OG’s.

From 12am, stay tuned for The New Music show with CHRIS.
Then we’ve got 2 hrs of old school Rn B and soul music with Sir Bruce from 24am on
The Greatest Sounds Under the Sun.

The BBC World Report takes over from 4-5 am.
Before we kick off our Weekday talk lineup at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.
At 9am stay tuned for Rising up with Sonali from Pacifica from. 1-A with Joshua Johnson from NPR comes your way week at 10 am. At 11am we switch back to Pacifica M- F with Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod. Friday at 11am we are proud to offer First Voices, spotlighting news affecting Native American communities.   Of course, every week day at noon you can catch our flagship public affairs program, Democracy Now with Amy Goodman, from Pacifica.

Find the rest of our amazing Spring program schedule, a live audio stream, program archives, the script for today's Jive, a donation link and much more online at www.wesufm.org  

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five. Tune in to WESU each and every weekday at 4:55 p.m. to hear about what’s going on in the community, and on the air right here at WESU 88.1 FM, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

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